ESPN School Quiz kicks off on 10 May

MUMBAI: The much-awaited ESPN School Quiz 2005 goes on air from Tuesday, 10 May. Hosted by commentator and presenter, quizmaster - Harsha Bhogle, the competition will have 62 on-air episodes starting with a curtain raiser on the launch day.


The 'Best of 3' national finals of this year's ESPN School Quiz will be aired on 1 August - 3 August, 2005. The inaugural episode of the quiz will be showcased at 5:00 pm, 10 May.

Launched in 2000, ESPN School Quiz has shown student participation grow by almost 5 times in the last 4 years, claims the channel in an official release.



The on-ground events for ESPN School Quiz 2005 were organized in 10 cities - Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Kochi, Bangalore Guwahati, Chandigarh and Delhi. More than 3,500 teams took the written test held in 40 cities all over the country. Only 108 teams from the initial 3500 have been selected for the on-air version. Schools from as far away as Imphal, Surat, Jammu and Thiruvananthapuram participated in the quiz making a truly national event, adds the release.

According to the Quizmaster Harsha Bhogle, "It is an overwhelming experience to interact with young students from such diverse geographies. I think the attitudinal difference between students of the metros vis-?-vis small cities has progressively reduced. This years' school quiz reflects the changing paradigms of Indian society, the youth of today is much more confident as compared to my time.

The ESPN School Quiz 2005 is being sponsored by Alpenliebe lollipop in association with Parle G.

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